Bringing Out the Best in Teachers: What Effective Principals Do
"Reading this book is like having a conversation with several great colleagues sharing their ideas and expertise. The ideas and suggestions are clear, relevant, and doable. This book is inspiring!"
Teachers reveal how principals can empower them to perform their best!
What strategies do great principals use to influence teachers, students, and classroom instruction? This best-selling book by Joseph Blase and Peggy C. Kirby, now in its third edition, provides the answers from the teachers themselves.
New material in this revised edition compares the authors′ original research findings with recent literature on transformational leadership, school productivity, and adult learning, as well as the ISLLC and ELCC standards. Such comparisons underscore the continued timeliness and timelessness of this teacher′s-eye view of effective school leadership. The book offers strategies and related practices that allow leaders to
Ideal for experienced or aspiring school principals, this enlightening and compact resource provides invaluable perspectives on how to motivate and inspire classroom teachers.
Peggy C. Kirby is former Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations and University Research Professor and Endowed Professor for School Improvement at the University of New Orleans, where she taught graduate courses in research ...
Other leadership behaviors—developing school goals, securing resources for programs, evaluating curricular programs—were ... teachers and conferencing with them regarding instructional improvement is admittedly an important aspect, ...
We can conclude, then, that our commitment to enhancing leadership as a prime element in successful school improvement is warranted. For more detailed information from exemplary research on the positive correlations between school ...
Waters, Marzano, and McNulty (2003) reported that school leaders who reinforce teachers' focus on instructional improvement may affect student achievement Earlier, we asked the question, “Why praise teachers?” The more obvious question ...
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CHAPTER 8 POSITIVE USE OF FORMAL AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 9 MIRRORS TO THE POSSIBLE
CHAPTER 10 CONCLUSIONS CAVEATS AND CHALLENGES
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES